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Schools Offering Acting Programs in Michigan


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Michigan receive acting degrees every year. Thus, Michigan's 35 acting schools put out approximately 333 actors each year.

Top Schools

Michigan State University, which was ranked 16th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Michigan that has a acting program. It is located in East Lansing. 21 students graduated with a degree in acting from Michigan State University in 2010. Students at Michigan State University paid $11,152 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Michigan that has a acting program is Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo College, which was ranked 27th in the country in 2010, is located in Kalamazoo. 6 students graduated with degree in acting from Kalamazoo College in 2010. Kalamazoo College charged in-state students $34,417 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Michigan with a acting program is Michigan Technological University, which is located in Houghton. In 2010, it was ranked 29th nationwide. In 2010, 1 students graduated from Michigan Technological University acting program. The tuition rate at Michigan Technological University was $12,017 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Michigan's acting schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $13,703 per year, though tuition can range from $34,417 per year to $2,104 per year. In 2010, the following Michigan acting schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Kalamazoo College - located in Kalamazoo, students are charged $34,417 per year
  2. Albion College - located in Albion, students are charged $31,186 per year
  3. University of Detroit Mercy - located in Detroit, students are charged $30,660 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Michigan acting schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Henry Ford Community College - located in Dearborn, students are charged $2,104 per year
  2. Oakland Community College - located in Bloomfield Hills, students are charged $2,106 per year
  3. Mid Michigan Community College - located in Harrison, students are charged $2,156 per year

An acting degree from a Michigan school... what next?

A large number of Michigan acting graduates become actors. If you decide to work as an actor in Michigan, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 140 Michigan actors as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Michigan actors:

  1. Wayne County - 60 actors

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of actors in the state of Michigan will grow to 620. This would require a 9% growth in the profession.

Salary

An actor in Michigan makes an average of $0 per year.

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Michigan statistics regarding a career in acting and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as art or acting.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Acting in Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree in Acting in Michigan
  • Master's Degree in Acting in Michigan
  • Doctoral Degree in Acting in Michigan
  • Certificate in Acting in Michigan

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,944 miles from location Michigan State University East Lansing MI 83.667 40% 47,071
5,901 miles from location University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor MI 52.5737 41% 41,674
5,871 miles from location Wayne State University Detroit MI 28.8305 38% 31,786
5,881 miles from location Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills MI 13.5337 n/a 28,042
5,963 miles from location Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant MI 66.6106 30% 27,247
6,000 miles from location Western Michigan University Kalamazoo MI 34.0778 31% 24,576
6,017 miles from location Grand Valley State University Allendale MI 70.8032 35% 24,408
5,898 miles from location Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti MI 62.0788 31% 22,893
5,948 miles from location Lansing Community College Lansing MI 16.5641 n/a 21,123
5,878 miles from location Oakland University Rochester MI 28.3132 36% 18,918
5,879 miles from location Henry Ford Community College Dearborn MI 10.2952 n/a 17,542
6,006 miles from location Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids MI 12.7836 n/a 16,944
5,923 miles from location Saginaw Valley State University University Center MI 25.4946 33% 10,498
6,101 miles from location Northern Michigan University Marquette MI 29.1086 41% 9,428
5,906 miles from location University of Michigan-Flint Flint MI 57.7428 35% 7,773
5,938 miles from location Jackson Community College Jackson MI 12.2419 n/a 7,729
6,156 miles from location Michigan Technological University Houghton MI 70.9808 36% 7,136
5,979 miles from location Kellogg Community College Battle Creek MI 12.6312 n/a 5,976
5,875 miles from location University of Detroit Mercy Detroit MI 27.1221 30% 5,585
6,033 miles from location Muskegon Community College Muskegon MI 11.0122 n/a 5,144
5,964 miles from location Mid Michigan Community College Harrison MI 6.14891 n/a 4,767
6,040 miles from location Lake Michigan College Benton Harbor MI 9.92778 n/a 4,688
5,946 miles from location Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor MI 60.8655 24% 4,120
6,002 miles from location Calvin College Grand Rapids MI 34.2296 40% 4,092
6,027 miles from location Hope College Holland MI 34.8469 32% 3,230
6,002 miles from location Cornerstone University Grand Rapids MI 60.4116 82% 2,606
5,917 miles from location Siena Heights University Adrian MI 23.1842 35% 2,351
6,004 miles from location Aquinas College Grand Rapids MI 26.0348 23% 2,145
5,956 miles from location Albion College Albion MI 32.6946 31% 1,738
5,919 miles from location Adrian College Adrian MI 23.343 22% 1,608
5,957 miles from location Alma College Alma MI 68.5081 30% 1,444
6,000 miles from location Kalamazoo College Kalamazoo MI 72.5189 41% 1,384
5,966 miles from location Olivet College Olivet MI 21.1739 38% 1,202
5,902 miles from location Concordia University-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor MI 51.9464 37% 757
6,002 miles from location Kuyper College Grand Rapids MI 57.2831 65% 346
 

Curious what studying Acting gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Michigan

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Producers and Directors + 1,480 $66,080 1.4%
2
Actors + 140 n/a
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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